The Early Edition: Burbank Leader

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energyBurbank gets meter money
CITY HALL — The Department of Energy announced Tuesday that Burbank and Glendale will each receive $20 million to help fund the installation of smart meters that track real-time water and electricity usage.

Hockey rink is given another chance
WEST BURBANK — The fate of Foy Park Roller Hockey Rink has taken a 180-degree turn since city officials this spring decided to close the hockey program and repurpose the facility to help close a yawning city budget gap.

A day to make a difference
BURBANK — Burroughs High School freshmen Flannery Weiss and Christina Sookhoo greeted grocery shoppers Saturday morning as they entered Albertsons, asking for canned goods to help those in need.

Foreclosure rate keeps rising
Local home foreclosure rates have continued to rise, led by a baffling eight-fold jump in La Crescenta filings during September, compared with a year ago, according to experts and a report prepared for the Burbank Leader by real estate tracking firm RealtyTrac.

Burbank wins OT thriller
MEMORIAL FIELD — When his Burbank High football team scored a touchdown in the second overtime to pull to within one point of defending Pacific League champion Muir, Bulldogs’ Coach Hector Valencia decided his team had had enough.

Their place of honor
From a coach, to athletes to a city official and alumna who has helped support the school’s stadium renovation project, the honorees ran the gambit Thursday as the latest class was inducted into the Burroughs Athletic Hall of Fame.

START THE PRESSES: A new design for new times
Minutes into starting my job here, I called my oldest mentor. I wanted to let her know about my new gig, and tell her a bit about Burbank. But I also wanted to ask her advice on how to fulfill the rather daunting requirements of being editor.

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Written by Times Community News

October 28, 2009 at 9:02 am

Posted in News Roundups

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